Kenneth P. LaValle's Press releases

SENATOR LAVALLE ANNOUNCES STATE HIGHWAY AID FOR LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES

Senator LaValle today announced that local road projects within the First Senate District will benefit from more than $5.5 million in 2010 Consolidated Highway Improvement Program (CHIPS) funds. 

June 17, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE SUPPORTS REPEAL OF SALT WATER FISHING FEE

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that the Senate has passed a measure he supported that would repeal the recreational saltwater fishing license fee created in the 2009 budget.  The bill keeps New York in compliance with federal law by creating a registry in lieu of requiring individuals to purchase a license.

June 17, 2010
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NEW LAW EXTENDS BONDING PROVISIONS FOR EAST HAMPTON

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that the Governor has signed into law a measure he sponsored in the Senate that would allow the Town of East Hampton to authorize an additional $15 million in serial bonds to address deficits which occurred in the 2007, 2008, and 2009 fiscal years.

June 16, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE SUPPORTS AUTISM HEALTH COVERAGE

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle announced that the Senate has passed legislation he co-sponsored which would expand health insurance coverage to include screening, diagnosis, and treatment of autism spectrum disorders.

June 14, 2010
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SENATE REPUBLICANS PROPOSE MEDICAID REFORMS –

Senate Democrats Reject Amendments

June 9, 2010
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LOCAL VETERAN INDUCTED INTO ONLINE NYS SENATE VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle recently honored Eugene McSherry of Wading River as the First Senate District 2010 inductee into the online New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame.  The site was designed to pay tribute to New Yorkers whose gallantry in the U.S.

June 3, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE HONORS OUR VETERANS

As the Memorial Day weekend approaches, it is our custom and privilege to honor those who have sacrificed their lives in defense of our country's freedoms.  In today's changing society,

May 27, 2010
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LOCAL RESIDENT HONORED BY SENATOR LAVALLE-

2010 New York State Senate Woman of Distinction Named

May 26, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE APPLAUDS PLANS FOR IMPROVED RAIL SERVICE TO THE EAST END

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle is pleased to announce that he has been notified of the Long Island Rail Road’s (LIRR) plans to adjust its current schedule, beginning this coming September, to meet the needs of people traveling to eastern Long Island.

May 25, 2010
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SENATE PASSES MEASURE EXTENDING BONDING PROVISIONS

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that the Senate has passed a measure he sponsored that would allow the Town of East Hampton to authorize an additional $15 million in serial bonds to address deficits which occurred in the 2007, 2008, and 2009 fiscal years.

May 25, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE ANNOUNCES SUMMER READING PROGRAM

With the end of the school year rapidly approaching, Senator LaValle is inviting all students in the First Senate District to participate in his Summer Reading Program.  Senator LaValle is sponsoring this free program to encourage students throughout our community to continue reading over the next summer vacation.

May 11, 2010
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May 11, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE SPONSORS LONG ISLAND CARES MOBILE OUTREACH

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle (center) recently sponsored the Long Island Cares, Inc.

May 7, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE SUPPORTS ANTI-BULLYING BILLS –

Package of Bills Address Bullying, Cyber-Bullying, and Hazing

May 4, 2010
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May 3, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE ENCOURAGES MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENINGS

It is tradition in the United States to set aside the second Sunday in May in honor of mothers across the nation.  As this special day approaches, families will begin thinking about the perfect way to show appreciation for their mother’s unconditional love and understanding.  While sending mom f

April 27, 2010
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DEMOCRATS VOTE DOWN PROPERTY TAX CAP AMENDMENT

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that the Senate Democrats unanimously voted down an amendment he sponsored to cap property taxes at the rate of inflation.  Since the rate of inflation has been flat, the measure would have prevented school property tax increases this year.

April 27, 2010
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SENATOR LAVALLE APPLAUDS LOCAL EFFORTS TO GO GREEN

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle is pleased that schools, libraries, and fire departments within the First Senate District have taken advantage of Long Island Power Authority’s (LIPA) Green Building Incentives program to help save energy, reduce costs, and protect the environment.

April 27, 2010
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April 23, 2010
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